Timaru Sea Temperature

(Today) Aug 2017

10.6°C / 51°F

Current weather

(clear sky)
10°C / 50°F

Partly cloudy

8 mph



The measurements for the sea temperature in Timaru, Canterbury are provided by the daily satellite readings provided by the NOAA. The temperatures given are the surface temperature (SST) which is most relevant to recreational users.

7 day tide forecast for Timaru

  • High 04:51am
  • Low 11:12am
  • High 05:32pm
  • Low 11:21pm
  • High 05:47am
  • Low 12:03pm
  • High 06:19pm
  • Low 12:08am
  • High 06:39am
  • Low 12:50pm
  • High 07:08pm
  • Low 12:57am
  • High 07:30am
  • Low 01:36pm
  • High 08:02pm
  • Low 01:50am
  • High 08:22am
  • Low 02:24pm
  • High 09:01pm
  • Low 02:49am
  • High 09:18am
  • Low 03:19pm
  • High 10:01pm
  • Low 03:51am
  • High 10:12am
  • Low 04:23pm
  • High 10:58pm

*These tide times are estimates based on the nearest port (Timaru Harbour, New Zealand) and may differ by up to half and hour depending on distance. Please note, the tide times given are not suitable for navigational purposes.

Average August sea temperatures

  • Max: 10.9°C / 51.7°F
  • Avg: 9.9°C / 49.9°F
  • Min: 9°C / 48.2°F
Timaru average sea temperature chart

These average ocean temperatures for Timaru are calculated from several years of archived data.

Map showing location of Timaru (-44.400000, 171.250000)


Whilst sea temperatures for Timaru are as accurate as current data allows there may be slight local and regional variations depending on conditions. Time of day and wind direction may have a temporary local effect as can water flows from neraby rivers.

Alternate names for Timaru
TIU, Te Tihi-o-Maru, Timaru, Timaru City, Timaru-Distrikt, Тимару